The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 21 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.37% 0.67% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.63% 6.45% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £364 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
MS Exchange
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Application Platforms Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
41 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.21% 10.37% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 13
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £295 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Slough region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Slough

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Slough region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Slough region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) Office 365
6 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (44.44%) VMware
7 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
7 3 (33.33%) Clustering
7 3 (33.33%) Migration
7 3 (33.33%) ISA Server
7 3 (33.33%) HP
7 3 (33.33%) Dell
7 3 (33.33%) Citrix
7 3 (33.33%) NetApp
7 3 (33.33%) DHCP
7 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco
7 3 (33.33%) IBM
7 3 (33.33%) XenApp
7 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 3 (33.33%) vSphere
7 3 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (22.22%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Lync Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Messaging Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) AIX
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) VCP5
2 2 (22.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) WSUS
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (22.22%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Veritas